Sweden 1644-AG riksdaler Dav-4525
This specimen was lot 25625 in Heritage sale 3019 (Chicago, April 2012), where it sold for $1,955. The catalog description noted, "Queen Christina Riksdaler 1644-AG, XF45 NGC, nicely toned with bold design features, light handling in the obverse fields. A classic crown in the Swedish series." This type was struck 1641-53 with numerous varieties; some have Roman numeral dates (as here) and later issues have Arabic numeral dates. This is a common date for the type.
Recorded mintage: unknown but a common date.
Specification: 28.77 g, .878 fine silver, .812 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 187, Dav-4525.
- Tucker, Warren, and Cristiano Bierrenbach, World and Ancient Coins sale 3019, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.